Pedicularis pulchella - Pennell
Mountain Lousewort
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Pedicularis pulchella Pennell (TSN 504167)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.130233
Element Code: PDSCR1K0X0
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Figwort Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Pedicularis pulchella
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G3
Global Status Last Reviewed: 01Nov2012
Global Status Last Changed: 30Jun1988
Rounded Global Status: G3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: Number of occurrences; concurrence of Steve Shelley of MTHP.
Nation: United States
National Status: N3

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States Montana (S3), Wyoming (S2)

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NatureServe Global Conservation Status Factors

Range Extent Comments: Regional endemic of southwestern Montana and northwestern Wyoming.

Number of Occurrences: 21 - 80
Number of Occurrences Comments: Eight known occurrences in Wyoming, collected in the southeastern Absaroka & possibly northern Absaroka Mountains; known in Montana, but no documentation.

Population Size Comments: "Infrequent" in the southeastern Absarokas (Kirkpatrick 1986); common in alpine areas of Montana (Booth & Wright 1959).

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Distribution
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Global Range: Regional endemic of southwestern Montana and northwestern Wyoming.

U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States MT, WY

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
MT Carbon (30009), Deer Lodge (30023), Gallatin (30031), Granite (30039), Madison (30057), Park (30067)
WY Big Horn (56003), Fremont (56013), Hot Springs (56017), Johnson (56019), Park (56029), Sublette (56035), Teton (56039)
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
10 Big Hole (10020004)+, Gallatin (10020008)+, Upper Yellowstone (10070002)+, Stillwater (10070005)+, Clarks Fork Yellowstone (10070006)+, Upper Wind (10080001)+, Upper Bighorn (10080007)+, Nowood (10080008)+, Greybull (10080009)+, Big Horn Lake (10080010)+, South Fork Shoshone (10080013)+, Upper Tongue (10090101)+, Clear (10090206)+
17 Upper Clark Fork (17010201)+, Flint-Rock (17010202)+, Gros Ventre (17040102)+, Greys-Hobock (17040103)+
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History
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Habitat Comments: Open slopes in alpine and subalpine areas.
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Viability
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 08Dec1987
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: NEIGHBOURS, M.L. (1987)

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References
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  • Evert, E.F. 1986. The Yellowstone region: endemics and other interesting plants. IN: Williams, J., ed. Rocky Mountain Alpines. American Rock Garden Society and Denver Botanic Gardens.

  • Fertig, W. 2000. State Species Abstract: Pedicularis pulchella. Wyoming Natural Diversity Database. Available on the internet at www.uwyo.edu/wyndd.

  • Fertig, W. 1998. The status of rare plants on Shoshone National Forest: 1995-97 survey results. Unpublished report prepared for the Shoshone National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database, Laramie, WY.

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  • Fertig, W. 2000. Rare vascular plant species in the Wyoming portion of the Utah-Wyoming Rocky Mountains Ecoregion. Prepared for the Wyoming Nature Conservancy by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database, Laramie, WY.

  • Girard, M. 1992. Sensitive and Watch Plant Species of the Bighorn National Forest. Bighorn National Forest, 1969 S. Sheridan Ave., Sheridan, WY.

  • Hartman, R. L. 1995. General floristic/sensitive plant species survey of the Gros Ventre Range, Wyoming. Unpublished report prepared for Bridger-Teton National Forest by the Rocky Mountain Herbarium, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

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